Board Meeting Synopsis – Sylvan Township 4/3/18





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Synopsis of Draft Minutes

Sylvan Township Board Meeting

April 3, 2018, 7:00 p.m.



Call to Order at 7:05 p.m.

Present:  Supervisor McKernan, Treasurer Branham, Clerk Kennedy, Trustee Koseck, Trustee Jabara

Absent:  None

Pledge of Allegiance

Motion to Approve of Agenda with addition of “Reappointments to Sewer Authority”, “MDOT/Mercer Request for Relief”, and “Stantek discussion per Mike Jurosek” by Kennedy, supported by Branham, all ayes, motion carried.

Motion to approve March 6, 2018 Board meeting draft minutes by Jabara, supported by Koseck, all ayes, motion carried.

Motion to approve presentation of bills by Koseck, supported by Branham, all ayes, motion carried.

Presentation by Jon Tulman, Solid Waste Specialist, Washtenaw County Solid Waste Division

Public Comment, Committee Reports, and Board Reports were given.

Unfinished Business:

Motion to approve Sylvan Township 2018-2019 Budget by Koseck, supported by Branham, all ayes, motion carried.

Extension of temporary dwelling and relief on re-authorization of ZP#16-043 (Konieczki)- no action.  New site plan and visit is necessary now so no relief necessary.

Motion to approve Hopp Electric bid to replace pole heads and LED lights in parking lot by Koseck, supported by Branham, all ayes, motion carried.

New Business:

Request from K. Mercer for feasibility study utilizing Mid Western Consulting – The request was acknowledged by the Board and the Board sees no issues with the request.

Motion to approve American Legion’s 2018 Heroes on the Water Appeal Request by Branham, supported by Jabara, all ayes, motion carried.

Ag-Tourism Text Amendment Public Hearing

Public Comment taken.  One resident had a comment.

Motion to approve Text Amendment by Branham, supported by Koseck.  Roll call vote:  Koseck, aye; Branham, aye; McKernan, aye; Kennedy, ayes; Jabara, aye.  Motion carried.

Motion to approve Resolution in Support of Washtenaw County Solid Waste Master Plan by Koseck, supported by Branham.  Roll call vote:  Koseck, aye; Branham, aye; McKernan, aye; Kennedy, aye; Jabara, aye.  Motion carried.

Motion to appoint John Budinger to the Water and Sewer Board for a term ending April 2021 and Mike Jurosek to the Water and Sewer Board for a term ending May 2021 by Kennedy, supported by Branham, all ayes, motion carried.

Motion to approve the requested Relief for the construction of a driveway off Pierce Road contingent upon MDOT covering related legal expenses not to exceed three thousand five hundred dollars ($3,500.00) by Branham, supported by Kennedy, all ayes, motion carried.

Stantek has completed updates to Engineering Deisgn Standards and Detail Sheets.  Need clarification, tabled until May meeting.

Public Comment was taken.

Motion to adjourn by Koseck, supported by Branham, all ayes, motion carried.

Respectfully submitted, Kathleen Kennedy, Sylvan Township Clerk

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Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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